Manan Kakkar

Telecommunication engineer with a keen interest in end-user technology and a News junkie, I share my thoughts while preparing for my Master's in Information Management.

Caleb Garling

Caleb lives in San Francisco and comes from a non-traditional background of molecular biology research and developing products and strategy for high-tech companies. He mostly covers the developing Indian technology market for ZDNET.

Latest Posts

Vodafone brings MiFi, Airtel introduces live broadband TV

Vodafone India has announced availability of their MiFi device allowing upto 5 devices to connect at the same time over WiFi to browse Internet (over 3G) and Airtel has announced subscription based live and video on demand television over the Internet.

March 13, 2011 by Manan Kakkar

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Some numbers on Internet connectivity in India

Three reports, one from the government, one from comScore and a study put some numbers on the Internet connectivity in India. With 11.21 Million boradband users, Indians spent 5 hours on average watching video online in January.

March 10, 2011 by Manan Kakkar


Ovi Store in India gets an update, not that it matters

After launching their Ovi store in 2009, Nokia has introduced operator billing with app prices and payment in Rupees instead of Euros. The update doesn't mean much for Nokia's global presence but might attract developers to code more local apps.

February 25, 2011 by Manan Kakkar


Indian farmers adopt technology to increase efficiency

Farmers are adopting FarmERP, an enterprise resource management software tailored for farmers to help them manage their produce. A variety of reports and schedules to make it easy for farmers to keep track should benefit them.

January 31, 2011 by Manan Kakkar